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Kitchens 1st N.D. Infantry Camp , Mercedes, Tex.
Kitchens 1st N.D. Infantry Camp , Mercedes, Tex.
TitleKitchens 1st N.D. Infantry Camp , Mercedes, Tex.
Date of Original1916
DescriptionA view of the kitchens and tents at the military camp in Mercedes, Texas. The kitchen is a wooden structure with no walls. A row of wooden buildings is visible behind the kitchen. Men are visible standing under the roof and three men appear to be standing on the roof. Rows of tents are visible. Cots and other personal items are inside the tents. One palm tree is also visible.
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Military life
Wooden buildings
Military camps
Mess halls
Subject (LCSH)United States. Army - History - Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916
Organization NameNorth Dakota. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 1st
LocationMercedes (Tex.)
Item NumberBC-137
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Dimensions of Original14 x 9 cm.
Transcription"Kitchens, 1st N.D. Inf. Camp, Mercedes. Tex."--Handwritten on front of photo.
NotesTitle printed on postcard.
Photographer unknown.
One of a series of photographic postcards related, all or in part, to the First North Dakota Regiment when stationed along the Rio Grande River in Texas during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.
Biography/HistoryThe 1st North Dakota Infantry, including Company G from Valley City, was called to serve along the Mexican-U.S. border to watch Pancho Villa's movement in Mexico.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC-137)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmBC137
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